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Endangered turtles take flight!

“Endangered turtles take flight” Yep, you read that right! Last Thursday, four Roti Island Snake Neck Turtles, flew from Southampton airport to Dublin airport as part of their journey to their new home here in Co.Kilkenny. The National Reptile Zoo partnered with Flybe, Europe’s largest regionlal airline, to transport four

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Easter at The National Reptile Zoo

Our April spotlight is on eggs and what better way to bring learning to life than to take part in a dig for fossil eggs? We’ve discovered some dinosaur fossils here at The National Reptile Zoo and we need your help to find the fossil eggs! Become a junior paleontologist

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See you later, Alligator…In a while, crocodile!

    See you later, Alligator….. In a while, Crocodile!   This Sunday, January 29th, we are bringing you an exclusive opportunity to peak ‘behind the scenes’ at The National Reptile Zoo as we prepare 3 of our Salt Water Crocodiles (Crocodylus Porosus) for their next big journey!    

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Exam Time

It’s that time of year again where exams are practically all people have been talking about for the past couple of months! Although the college exams are long over and most people are finished or are in their final days of their Leaving Cert exams, some of our reptiles are

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Charity Alligator Swim!

On Saturday the 22nd of February, Jospehine Fitzgerald will be braving it with our two American Alligators, Battle and C.C. and doing a charity alligator swim to try and raise awareness and raise some much needed funds for Breast Cancer Ireland. If you’d like to help out and show Josephine

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